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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can Palo Alto close its achievement gap?

Recommendations for how to help low-income and minority students excel in Palo Alto schools will be reviewed by the Board...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Once a Little Girl, on May 30, 2015 at 9:02 pm | 63 comments | 5974 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

El Palo Alto tree sprayed with graffiti

Palo Alto's iconic El Palo Alto tree has been sprayed with graffiti by one or more vandals, who also left alcohol containers...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Zelda, on Aug 16, 2010 at 9:31 am | 63 comments | 4982 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man, 71, arrested for gun threat

A Palo Alto man's frustration over parking in front of his home escalated into a threat to return to his neighbor's home...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 28, 2012 at 3:33 am | 63 comments | 3803 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High-speed rail: On the wrong track?

Midpeninsula city officials are assailing California's high-speed rail project, which state officials hope will connect San...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 28, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 63 comments | 4136 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The tsunami online

As surely as it crashed over the publishing and music industries, the Internet is inexorably remaking the world of education....

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 26, 2012 at 10:44 pm | 63 comments | 3242 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council may investigate theater investigations

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Original post made on May. 20, 2008
Last comment by fireman, on May 24, 2008 at 12:40 pm | 63 comments | 4911 Views

AROUND TOWN

Move Your Car Or Be Towed!

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Original post made by Resident on Jun. 24, 2008
Last comment by snoopy, on Aug 20, 2009 at 9:57 am | 63 comments | 251851 Views

AROUND TOWN

Car hits student biker on Webster and Embarcadero

A young eager high school student from our community lay fallen under his crushed bike in the street walkway of Webster and...

Original post made by Palo Alto Citizen on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by I bike, on Sep 27, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 63 comments | 4303 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto eyes slew of bicycle improvements

Palo Alto's ambitious effort to overtake Portland, Ore., and become the nation's top bicycling destination includes expanded...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by Peter Smith, on Aug 19, 2011 at 12:07 am | 63 comments | 6343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Board rejects Zuckerberg's plans for homes

Mark Zuckerberg's plan to demolish and replace his four homes in Palo Alto's Crescent Park neighborhood took an unexpected...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by Oh Brother, on Sep 18, 2016 at 9:26 am | 63 comments | 20789 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sally Lieber spanking bill should finish her off politically

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Original post made by kevin on Jan. 19, 2007
Last comment by jim, on Apr 23, 2008 at 2:17 pm | 62 comments | 7604 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayor: Stanford, Palo Alto must make 'best efforts' on med center expansion

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Original post made on Nov. 7, 2007
Last comment by Not so fast, on Nov 14, 2007 at 7:02 am | 62 comments | 7227 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Survey shows public trust falling in Palo Alto

Palo Altans generally love their city and the array of services it provides, but they're also feeling a bit estranged from...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by danny the homeless guy, on Jan 30, 2009 at 12:48 pm | 62 comments | 4277 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Caltrain, rail agency accede to Palo Alto protest

Faced with outrage and confusion from Palo Alto and other Peninsula cities, the Caltrain board of directors has revised its...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by agum, on Apr 7, 2009 at 7:13 pm | 62 comments | 5682 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report finds dearth of grocery stores in Palo Alto

Palo Alto may be a regional Mecca for high-end fashion and classy restaurants, but local neighborhoods are suffering from...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by bru, on May 28, 2009 at 1:12 pm | 62 comments | 4361 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Clearcutting' surprises city manager, council

A major tree-removal project in California Avenue's business district caught both City Manager James Keene and City Council...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Phyllis Grant, on Sep 28, 2009 at 1:10 pm | 62 comments | 4820 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Budget manager' who missed huge gap is gone

Palo Alto is completely revamping its budgeting process and looking for a new budget manager after a staff error caused the...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by the Watcher, on Dec 7, 2009 at 5:42 pm | 62 comments | 7809 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shorter hours, smaller collections eyed for Palo Alto libraries

For Palo Alto's library supporters, the city's latest budget proposal is the ultimate buzz kill. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by libram, on May 13, 2010 at 2:19 pm | 62 comments | 4496 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City racks up costs as Cal Ave streetscape project evolves

When Palo Alto officials unanimously approved in 2011 a controversial plan to reduce lanes and make a host of streetscape...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by nailed by a car, on Feb 9, 2013 at 10:14 am | 62 comments | 6888 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Beware the coming Real Estate Bubble Burst

Palo ALto prices are up 36 percent on last year. Beware the bubble. Most of the pressure is coming from Chinese Money....

Original post made by chaz on Mar. 17, 2013
Last comment by Big, on Mar 21, 2013 at 10:05 pm | 62 comments | 4790 Views
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